The Resource Tara : the terrier who sailed around the world, Rosemary & Robert Forrester

Tara : the terrier who sailed around the world, Rosemary & Robert Forrester

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Tara : the terrier who sailed around the world
Title
Tara
Title remainder
the terrier who sailed around the world
Statement of responsibility
Rosemary & Robert Forrester
Title variation
Terrier who sailed round the world
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Language
eng
Summary
The exciting and touching story of a Jack Russell who had at least nine lives - and many more adventures - with her owners, Rosemary and Robert Forrester, as they sailed around the world on a yacht.The story begins when Robert flies from Columbia to Florida to buy some essential boat parts, and returns with a six-week-old puppy. Rosemary is both delighted and anxious: how will a dog as lively as a Jack Russell adapt to living at sea? This tiny dog has to learn how to keep her balance on a boat which is tilting sideways one minute, then crashing down on a wave the next; how to find a way to play ball without being washed into the ocean; how to learn to eat fish instead of meat; how to swim in the sea and get back on the boat; how to see-off all potential intruders, including marauding seagulls and customs officials. Above all, Tara has to learn how to survive when she is washed overboard - not once, but twice. Rosemary recounts their incredible adventures as they sail from the Panama Canal to Australia, and on to Malaysia and Thailand, where they survive the Boxing Day Tsunami. Finally, their journey takes them through the Indian Ocean to Mozambique, where Tara ends her days. For animal lovers everywhere - especially those who like travel and sailing boats - this is an emotional and uniquely entertaining tale
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TPP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Tara : the terrier who sailed around the world, Rosemary & Robert Forrester
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Tara : the terrier who sailed around the world, Rosemary & Robert Forrester
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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  • text
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Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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23 cm
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Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781845848804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
colour illustrations, maps (black and white)

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